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Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka President tells diplomats: Pick up phone or pack up

Sri Lanka’s President on Monday (Sep 17) justified his decision to sack six diplomats – including an ambassador – for not answering his phone calls, Read more…

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka to build £11bn metropolis to double size of its capital, Colombo

Sri Lanka’s $1.4bn (£1.07bn) Port City development has elicited parallels to numerous major urban centres. At 665 acres, the project is about the Read more…

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

Airports Authority of India to develop Palali airport

State-owned Airports Authority of India (AAI) will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palali airport in northern Sri Lanka.

This would be the Read more…

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

Sirisena to contest 2020 Presidential elections: Duminda

President Maithripala Sirisena would be contesting the 2020 Presidential elections, a senior SLFP Minister revealed yesterday.

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MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

MR ready to work with India despite troubled past – GL

The Joint Opposition (JO) yesterday declared that it was ready to work with India in spite of misconceptions that may have led to Read more…

LTTE commander shot dead in France
10 Nov
2012
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LTTE commander shot dead in France »

Nadarajah Mathinthiran alias Parithi, an ex-LTTE commander who had left the movement in the early 90’s and later coordinated LTTE political activities in Read more…

TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay
8 Nov
2012
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TESO decision handed over to Navanethem Pillay »

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay had said that she would head a team to Sri Lanka in January next year Read more…

Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations
6 Nov
2012
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Spain urges Lanka to brief on rejecting 100 recommendations »

Sri Lanka has rejected 98 recommendations submitted by countries at the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in Geneva, the troika tasked with serving as Read more…

Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East
4 Nov
2012
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Karunanidhi requests for referendum in Sri Lanka’s North & East »

DMK president M. Karunanidhi said that India should prevail upon the United Nations to have a referendum under its supervision to enable Tamils Read more…

A lesson in autonomy
4 Nov
2012
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A lesson in autonomy »

The Chinese Government has extended an invitation to the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) to tour its Guangxi  Zhuang  autonomous region, to study autonomy Read more…

Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished
29 Oct
2012
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Chief Prelate’s stress that 13th amendment to constitution should be abolished »

Chief Prelates of the Malwathu & Asgiri Chapters assert that the provincial council system which was established in the country by late President Read more…

Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India
28 Oct
2012
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Influence Lanka to protect citizens’ rights: Amnesty to India »

Amnesty International India (AII) has appealed to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to influence Sri Lanka to protect the rights of its citizens Read more…

Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment
27 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka must remain committed to devolution and the 13th Amendment »

In a troubling development that can sour ties between New Delhi and Colombo, calls for repealing the 13th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Read more…

13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum
23 Oct
2012
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13th Amendment: SLMC will oppose for referendum »

The Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC) will oppose any attempt by the government to hold a national referendum with a view to repealing Read more…

Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA
22 Oct
2012
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Sri Lanka has not honored commitments made to India and international community – TNA »

Sri Lanka’s major Tamil political party, the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) says the government has not honored its commitments to India and the Read more…